Thursday, May 30, 2013

DIY Tutorial: Graduation Cupcakes

Congratulations 2013 graduates!  Celebrate with our fun graduation cupcakes.

Cupcakes with Graduation Caps and Diplomas!

What You'll Need:

Cupcakes with icing
Red hots or m&ms
Square chocolate cookies
Fruit rollop or similar gummy strips cut into thin strips and 1 1/2 inches long
Waffle cookies or Oreo Funstix cut into 1 1/2-2  inch pieces
Reese's Mini Peanut Butter Cups
Decorating Gel or similar

Step 1:

Add your Reese's Mini Peanut Butter Cup with the large side onto the icing.

Step 2:

Turn your cookie upside down, and add a touch of your icing gel to the middle of the cookie.

Step 3:

 Place cookie on top of the peanut butter cup so that the gel is aligned with the candy.
Refridgerate for a few minutes to let it set.

Step 4:

Add a touch of icing gel to two gummy strips and place in the middle of your cookie.

Step 5:

Add a touch of icing to the top of the gummy strips and add a Red Hot or m&m.

Your cupcake should look something like this.
Place in the refrigerator for a few minutes to let the gel set.

Step 6:

Add a gummy strip and wrap it around the waffle cookie and press into place.

Step 7:

Place waffle cookie on your cupcake and add a fun cupcake liner if you like.


This cupcake stand can be found HERE
Change the ribbon to match the color palette for your celebration!

Click HERE for many more graduation party ideas.

Looking for a great graduation gift?  Our personalized note cards would be perfect!

 Shop custom stationery in HERE.


  1. detailing more beautiful! gorgeous! as always!
    Kisess, Gemma.

  2. I love it allo I would like a fairy party

  3. Super cute cupcakes!! My daughter graduated last year, but in two years my youngest will be graduating. I pinning this for then. Love the cake stand!! I've been wanting one for a while now.

  4. Those cupcakes are the cutest things ever. I think having cupcakes for a graduation party is so much more sensible than cake. It is less mess and just over all easier to handle. Thank you for the link to the stand!
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